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Common Bronzewing walking and feeding. The Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera) is probably Australia’s most widely distributed native pigeon, occurring over most of the continent. The Common Bronzewing has iridescent bronze-green feathers on its wings, and its underwings are copper and that colour is revealed when it takes off with a loud clattering of its wings. Common Bronzewings are mostly seen singly or in pairs feeding on seeds on the ground. Elevation: 249 m. Date added to IBC: May 3, 2018.
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